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Undergraduate Professions Courses

PRO 204 Developmental Assessment (A). Investigates the physiological, psychological, sociocultural, spiritual and developmental influences on the client. Emphasizes the use of multi-disciplinary tools in assessing clients along the age continuum. Examines environmental forces that influence developmental outcomes. Investigates variables which will promote the optimal stability throughout the lifespan. Examines normal lines of defense for each stage to retain the greatest internal resistance. 3 Cr. Every Semester.

PRO 206 Public Health and Social Justice (A). Explores how social justice sheds light on major ongoing controversies in the field of public health and provides examples of the kinds of policies that public health agencies, guided by a robust conception of justice, would adopt. Examines the links between social circumstances/justice and public health within various vulnerable populations. 3 Cr. Summer.

PRO 258 Statistics for Nurses RN to BSN (A). Prepares the professional nurse for the selection and application of statistical analysis techniques and the evaluation of the results derived from this analysis. Students will learn various entry level statistical techniques and analyze them within published clinical research. Designed for the adult learner and involves extensive independent learning and mastery of material. 3 Cr. Every Semester.

PRO 306 Introduction to Baccalaureate Practice for Nurses (B). Required for entry into the RN/BSN program. Provides the RN with a basic introduction to baccalaureate nursing practice. Provides basic skills/competencies in math, problem solving and focused study skills, APA and computer skills, and introduces the role of the baccalaureate nurse. 1 Cr. Every Semester.

PRO 310 Research: Process and Critique (A). Introduces and examines the research process as it is evidenced in published professional journals. Includes the scientific method as utilized in research: problem formulation, literature review, research design and methodology, data analysis, and interpretation of findings. Presents and applies criteria for critically evaluating research to current published research. Provides for basics of the QSEN competencies for Informatics. 3 Cr. Fall.

PRO 350 Summer Nursing Clinical Internship (B). Fulfills State Education requirements for nursing students participating in summer internship programs. Includes required clinical hours at the internship sponsoring institution, regular on-line communication with course faculty member, and completion of annotated bibliographies on patient care topics encountered in clinical practice. 1 Cr. Summer.

PRO 370 Health and Drug Education for Teacher Candidates (B). Fosters childhood, adolescence, and physical education teacher candidates' awareness of personal health, safety, nutrition and other factors that affect students' readiness to learn. Enhances skills used to create a learning environment free of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, and which foster the health and learning of all students. Provides Schools Against Violence Education (SAVE) Legislation Certification and Child Abuse Detection Training. Every semester. 1 cr. 1 Cr. Every Semester.

PRO 371 Disasters and Public Health (A). This course is a one credit upper division elective examining public health disasters and preparedness within the larger context of public health policy and national security. Operational aspects of public health preparedness are discussed within the context of September 11, 2001, Hurricane Katrina and Pandemic Influenza. It is taught in an online format. 1 Cr.

PRO 401 Professional Preparation in REL (A). Prerequisite: Senior status. Focuses on developing the professional competencies of recreation and leisure students consistent with industry expectations. Examines professional career preparation including skills assessment, portfolio building and resume writing, internship application processes, interview techniques, college-to-career transition, professional ethics and selected contemporary career building seminar topics. Requires students to host outside speakers, conform to prescribed dress code and participate in professional organizations. 1 Cr. Every Semester.

PRO 404 Pathophysiology for Health Related Professions (A). Examines the pathophysiology of common illnesses within a system and life span framework. Emphasis is on understanding the alteration in normal physiological functioning and the effect on the individual. Covers selected common problems across gender, ethnicity, and the lifespan along with the current state of the science on genetic influences. Information on clinical presentation and appropriate disease management modalities will be presented. 3 Cr. Summer.

PRO 407 Transcultural Issues in Health Care (A,I,W,Y). Examines the issues and implications of health and culture; explores and evaluates social policy issues important to addressing the health needs of diverse ethnocultural groups and women; examines a variety of historical and theoretical issues related to health and culture; discusses comparative health issues in developed and developing countries; and compares and contrasts health beliefs, values and practices of a diverse population. 3 Cr. Every Semester.

PRO 410 Grants Writing Seminar (B). A basic, practical, how-to course for the beginning grants writer. Includes types of funding sources, how to identify funding sources, and how to write foundation and government proposals. Requires writing a brief sample proposal. Appropriate for all majors. 1 Cr. Spring.

PRO 421 Field Experience I (ARP) (B). Provides an introductory practicum experience for students who may work with adults with special needs in a recreational setting; e.g., adults with mental retardation, visual impairments, hearing impairments, or physical disabilities. Takes place on campus on Thursday evenings only. 2 Cr. Every Semester.

PRO 422 Field Experience II (ARP) (B). Provides an introductory practicum experience for students who may work with adults with special needs in a recreational setting; e.g., adults with mental retardation, visual impairments, hearing impairments, or physical disabilities. Takes place on campus on Thursday evenings only. 2 Cr. Every Semester.

PRO 423 Field Experience III (ARP) (B). Provides an introductory practicum experience for students who may work with adults with special needs in a recreational setting; e.g., adults with mental retardation, visual impairments, hearing impairments, or physical disabilities. Takes place on campus on Thursday evenings only. 2 Cr. Every Semester.

PRO 424 Field Experience IV (ARP) (B). Provides an introductory practicum experience for students who may work with adults with special needs in a recreational setting, e.g., adults with mental retardation, visual impairments, hearing impairments, or physical disabilities. Takes place on campus on Thursday evenings only. 2 Cr. Every Semester.

PRO 425 Field Experience V (ARP) (B). Provides an introductory practicum experience for students who may work with adults with special needs in a recreational setting, e.g., adults with mental retardation, visual impairments, hearing impairments, or physical disabilities. Takes place on campus on Thursday evenings only. 2 Cr. Every Semester.

PRO 426 Field Experience VI (ARP) (B). Provides an introductory practicum experience for students who may work with adults with special needs in a recreational setting, e.g., adults with mental retardation, visual impairment, hearing impairments, or physical disabilities. Takes place on campus on Thursday evenings only. 2 Cr. Every Semester.

PRO 455 Informatics for Health Professionals (A). This online course will introduce students who are interested in health care careers to the application of computer-related technology in the health care environment. The course will cover electronic communication, web-based technology, search tools, regulatory and accreditation requirements, and practical application of computer-based education for day-to-day use. This course will also review ways that informatics support evidence based practice and the research process. 3 Cr. Summer.

PRO 490 Oral Health (A). The greatest burden of oral diseases is on disadvantaged and socially marginalized populations. Poor oral health has a substantial impact producing pain, impairment of function, and is a major etiological factor in the pathogenesis of many common systemic diseases. This course will examine these topics and also discuss the importance of interprofessional collaboration within the health care field to promote the integration of oral health within our public health system. 1 Cr. Summer.